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Call for volunteers-Uyghur Times needs your help!

by admin - Mar 24, 2021 0 Comment

Call for volunteers-Uyghur Times needs your help!

 

Uyghur Times (Voice of Uyghur, VOU) is a media organization based in Washington, DC with a focus on Uyghur human rights and the ongoing genocide in the Uyghur homeland, ET(Aka Xinjiang). UT reports also cover politics in the Republic of China, and Central Asia in the Uyghur language as well as Mandarin Chinese, English, Turkish, Arabic, German, Japanese, French, and Russian.

The majority of reporters and media personnel working for UT are volunteers from around the world. It receives funding from public donors and its audience.

We need more volunteers with relevant skills and human service spirit to work with us to make the voice of Uyghur people who are suffering genocide heard across the globe.

Your work matters!

 

Requirements:

Willing to expose the ongoing atrocities and crimes against humanity by the Chinese communist party against the Uyghurs.

Willing to defend justice and comply with core journalism ethics.

Background in media, communication, journalism, English literature, creative writing or graphic design, or video editing other related fields is a plus.

 

Open Position:

These positions only apply to our English Channel:

1. Reporter:

Responsibilities: Writing news articles about the current situation of Uyghurs, Uyghur diaspora around the world, Chinese propaganda, international reactions against the ongoing Uyghur genocide, public campaigns  

2. Editor: 

Responsibilities: Editing and proofreading news articles, opinion pieces written by Voice of Uyghur volunteers and other contributors.

3. Anchor and newsreader:

Responsibilities: Reading news reports, articles published by Voice of Uyghur and recording videos.

4. Video Editor:

Responsibilities: Creating and editing videos for content that expose and explain the Uyghur genocide.

5. Graphic design:

Responsibilities: Design and create various contents to expose the atrocities and put it in the context of the articles.

6. Fundraiser:

Responsibilities: We need professional fundraisers and grant proposal writers.

Planning, campaigning to raise funds for our office in Washington, DC, and Istanbul, Turkey needs to pay rent, full-time employees, and equipment.

7. Social media managers:

Responsibilities: Manage our official accounts on multiple social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterst, Reddit, and Instagram.

Please contact us at [email protected]

Tahir Imin Uyghurian 

The founder and Director of Uyghur Times (Voice of Uyghur)